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Search for E-Books, music, maps, pictures and more in all of the CT libraries!

Have a question? “ResearchIT” with online ebooks, newspapers, and journals!

Take almost any class online. Universal class provides accounting, social work, history and so much more!

Consumer Reports is the place to go to find trustworthy information about new products that are continuously coming out. Feel a little safer and financially stable with Consumer Reports. 

If you need job assistance or are looking to update your resume, this is the perfect place! There are so many features including, real-time interview practice, resume preparation, academic support, online coaches, etc.

Data Axle Reference Solutions, formerly Reference USA,  provides the best business and consumer data to library patrons. Need to find new prospects in an area near you with accurate and complete data? This is the database for you!

Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn.  With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

Read ebooks! Listen to audio books! Watch videos! With your Portland Library card and the Libby app, you can borrow/place holds on 10 titles. Enjoy!

Hoopla: The digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hundreds of thousands of titles are available to choose from, with more being added daily. You must have a valid Portland Library card to set up an account on Hoopla and you may borrow up to 5 items a month.

The Palace Project is a new, non-profit platform that puts libraries at the forefront of the econtent landscape. Palace supports the mission of libraries by providing equitable access to digital knowledge, bolstering the relationship between libraries and patrons, protecting patron privacy, and enabling libraries to serve all their econtent in a single app.

Enjoy interesting educational  topics from all of the different museums at the Smithsonian.

If you are planning to get a learners permit, driver’s license, or motocycle or CDL license, the best way to begin that process is by studying for the tests. This is the perfect website to find practice tests that will prepare you for the real thing. 

Build a love of learning and reading with BookFLIX. Children should always be learning new skills and exploring the world of exploration and knowledge. 


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The Friends of Portland Library funds BookFlix.

World Book online stands as a engaging, verified, and trustworthy resource for teachers and curious minds from pre-K through high school. Each article is written with the user in mind: simple enough to communicate clearly and detailed enough to foster a love of learning. This database includes options in Spanish and French, an activity corner, a collection of ebooks, and dramatic play options. 
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NovelList Plus - Find your mix! Do you like books that are action-packed and fast-paced? Amusing and engaging? Find it here!

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